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The Industry Roundtable Events are sessions hosted each month for 8 to 15 industry peers to discuss the most pressing topics impacting IT departments in their industry and share their experiences. Each session is facilitated by an industry analyst and supported by our tailored research.

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Identify resource, process, and environmental trends impacting your industry. Implement strategies to mitigate specific risks and take advantage of all relevant opportunities.

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Reveal the true state of your IT services, processes, spend, and staffing levels to align your priorities and resources.

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Telecommunications Industry Impacts on IT Strategy: Senior Management Presentation Template

  • Once you’ve completed the IT Strategy Initiatives Workbook, it’s time to pull it all together and share with your organization’s leadership team.
  • Use the Telecommunications Industry Impacts on IT Strategy: Senior Management Presentation Template to highlight the key findings from the business-aligned analysis you’ve done.
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Telecommunications IT Strategy Initiatives Workbook

  • With input from our research and analysts and your peers, identify new or updated initiatives for your IT strategy.
  • Working with our team, update your IT Strategy Initiatives Workbook.
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Telecommunications Business-Aligned IT Strategy

  • Learn about the ecosystem factors that are impacting the Telecommunications industry and how your IT team is set from a PESTLE and SWOT perspective, with expert insights and takeaways to update your IT strategy.

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Telecommunications Increased Coverage at Higher Speeds Report

  • The switch to 5G is underway in major markets, but it’s not enough. New low-orbit satellites are a key piece of the puzzle for rural and remote areas. Equitable high-speed access is the next evolutionary step in telecom.
  • Learn about how increased coverage and higher speeds will lead to greater connectivity and about the impact on the Telecommunications industry, along with takeaways to update your IT strategy.

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Telecommunications IT Staffing Benchmarking Report

  • Many IT departments are already running lean, struggling to keep pace with never-ending demands from the business.
  • By taking the IT Staffing Diagnostic and participating in our unique IT Spend Benchmarking, you will gain critical information to understand how to position your IT team to be more effective.
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Telecommunications IT Stakeholder Satisfaction Benchmarking Report

  • IT leadership needs to understand where their stakeholders are unsatisfied with the quality of service they’re receiving from IT.
  • Understand important common focus areas to address and gain insights into how your team aligns with other Telecommunications IT teams.

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Latest Telecommunications Notes

Short, tailored research notes aimed at providing you with timely insights, relevant to your industry. Hot off the press, these notes will be published regularly and pair great with your morning coffee.

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Live, From New York, It’s Object Storage!

Date published

April 9, 2019

Author:
  • John Sloan

Tape is still around and still can make sense for archival cold storage but media companies need their archives to be warm and object storage fits the bill. A recent example of a move to object storage comes from NBC’s Saturday Night Live.

Deploying Quantum Encryption in the Satellite Industry

Date published

March 7, 2019

Author:
  • Ian Mulholland

As we continue into the age of quantum mechanics, organizations using encryption must begin to consider a future where these methods will no longer be sufficient as a means of protection. Satellites, which regularly use end-to-end encryption, could find themselves one of many susceptible targets.

Problematic IT Processes for Computer Systems Design and Related Services – IT Governance, Performance Measurement, and Security Strategy

Date published

January 31, 2019

Author:
  • George Goodall

Info-Tech’s IT Management & Governance Diagnostic provides industry-level insights on the challenges of IT departments. We use a concept known as “service gap” to compare the rated importance of a particular IT process with its effectiveness. Use this data to review the existing IT strategy. Ensure that it includes initiatives that adequately address these shortcomings.

Flat-Earthers, Canaries, and AI in Media

Date published

January 28, 2019

Author:
  • Eric Cabral

There are unintended consequences to poorly designed artificial intelligence. As interactions with AI become more prevalent in peoples’ day-to-day lives, AI is beginning to influence society. There is a movement of people who believe the earth is flat and an AI that was poorly designed is the cause. Flat-Earthers are just the canary in the coal mine. IT needs to monitor AI to ensure there are less unintended consequences in the future and less people believing the earth is flat.

Telecommunication Has the Edge in the Internet of Things but Lacks the Winning Strategy

Date published

January 9, 2019

Author:
  • Rajesh Parab

The IoT market space has shown great potential for growth. Telecommunication has a natural advantage to reap most of the benefits and growth. However, many telecom players do not have the best strategy and large tech giants may leapfrog ahead in the competition.

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